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Focus on Immunology & Cancer Immunotherapy

Focus is the online newsletter for Norris Cotton Cancer Center.

News is posted as it happens, making Focus the most up-to-date source of information about the developments and people at the Cancer Center.

Below are all the Focus articles related specifically to our Immunology and Cancer Immunotherapy Research Program. All Focus articles are also available.

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Using a Parasite to Fight Cancer

Instead of removing tumors surgically, can we inject them with a "poison" that would cause them to destroy themselves? Scientists experiment in the lab with ways to use a common parasite in future treatment for cancer.

November 04, 2013

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Turning Discoveries into Treatments: Randy Noelle PhD

Geisel School of Medicine’s Randy Noelle and researchers in his lab recently discovered a protein that might be used to help the body’s immune system attack cancer tumors. He’s co-founded a company, ImmuNext, to turn his discovery into a viable treatment.

July 01, 2013

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The First Steps toward an Anti-Tumor Vaccine

New research headed by Richard Barth, MD, points the way toward creating personalized vaccines that one day may help patients with colorectal cancer develop an immune response against their own tumors.

April 15, 2011

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Fighting Cancers with "T" Cells

Imagine a cancer treatment made from particles so small, they fit through the pores in capillary walls and can be readily engulfed by cells.

April 10, 2010

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Nanoparticle Therapy: Promising New Directions in Ovarian Cancer Treatment

Imagine a cancer treatment made from particles so small, they fit through the pores in capillary walls and can be readily engulfed by cells.

October 10, 2009

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